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Jaguar posts record sales figures

Sun, 2014-01-12 08:17
Indian-owned car maker Jaguar Land Rover posts record sales for 2013 with 425,000 cars sold worldwide, amid strong growth in the US, Germany and India.

Father and son die in river car plunge

Sun, 2014-01-12 08:15
A father and his nine-year-old son die after their car plunges off a road and into the River Clyde in Lanarkshire.

Missing girls found 'safe and well'

Sun, 2014-01-12 08:04
Two 12-year-old girls reported missing after a walk to a local bus stop have been found safe and well, Scotland Yard says.

Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM

Sun, 2014-01-12 08:03
The incumbent prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, has been sworn in again as leader, after a boycotted election marred by violence.

Tribute to man who died saving sons

Sun, 2014-01-12 07:51
The family of a Leicestershire man who died after saving his two children from drowning in Australia say he was "the most amazing father".

Spies to be allowed to speed

Sun, 2014-01-12 07:44
Spies will be allowed to speed on the UK's roads for the first time under changes to the UK motoring laws set to be announced on Monday.

Four murder arrests after 'assault'

Sun, 2014-01-12 07:38
Four people are arrested on suspicion of murder after a 27-year-old man died following reports of an assault.

Pope to appoint 19 new cardinals

Sun, 2014-01-12 07:36
Pope Francis is to appoint 19 new cardinals next month, including churchmen from Haiti and Burkina Faso, reflecting his commitment to the poor.

CAR residents 'hug' in truce hopes

Sun, 2014-01-12 07:18
Rival militiamen embrace each other in a district of CAR capital Bangui after the French military brokers a local truce on the eve of talks.

Christmas gifts reach space station

Sun, 2014-01-12 07:13
A commercial resupply mission reaches the International Space Station (ISS), bringing - among the scientific essentials - the crew's Christmas presents.

UN concern over besieged Syrians

Sun, 2014-01-12 07:09
UN humanitarian affairs chief Valerie Amos expresses deep concern for communities cut off by fighting in Syria, with many facing starvation.

VIDEO: Car park blown up in planned demolition

Sun, 2014-01-12 06:47
A car park in Newport, Wales has been demolished in a series of explosions.

Ospreys 17-29 Northampton

Sun, 2014-01-12 06:37
Northampton triumph at Ospreys to retain hopes of qualifying for the Heineken Cup quarter-finals next weekend.

Rocky made Stallone "insufferable"

Sun, 2014-01-12 06:31
US actor Sylvester Stallone admits that his success in the Rocky films made him think he was "an authority on everything".

Hague rejects Iraq 'abuse' complaint

Sun, 2014-01-12 06:27
Foreign Secretary William Hague rejects a complaint accusing British forces of abusing detainees in Iraq between 2003-2008.

Cook queries Warner recall decision

Sun, 2014-01-12 06:19
England captain Alastair Cook disagrees with the decision to recall Australia's David Warner to the crease in Melbourne.

Service for US helicopter victims

Sun, 2014-01-12 05:58
A special service is held to remember the lives of four US airmen who died in a helicopter crash in Norfolk.

New pro-EU rally held in Ukraine

Sun, 2014-01-12 05:40
Protestors gather in Kiev to demand closer ties with the EU, just days after a prominent opposition leader was injured in clashes with police.

Clegg backs EU benefit changes

Sun, 2014-01-12 05:36
It is "eminently sensible" to consider further curbs to the benefits EU migrants are entitled to, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg tells the BBC.

Extra flood clean-up cash 'unlikely'

Sun, 2014-01-12 05:25
Wales is unlikely to receive extra funding to repair flooding damage, says Welsh Secretary David Jones.

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